Maintenance of Mining Equipment at Cassiar, B.C.

CIM Bulletin, 1964

T. L. Horsley Mine Superintendent, Cassiar Asbestos Corporation Ltd., Cassiar, B.C

The change from a seasonal to a continuous mining operation at Cassiar has been accompanied by increased emphasis on the preventive maintenance of mining equipment. This paper describes how equipment maintenance is organized, and details some maintenance practices that have proved advantageous to the Cassier operation.
Keywords: Asbestos Corporation Limited, Cassiar, mine, open-pit mining, preventive maintenance, Equipment, Inspection, Maintenance, Mine, Mines, Repairs, Truck, Trucks